• Blog,  Knitting,  Knitting Tips

    Of garment waist shaping and body shapes

    I love it when a knitted garment has waist shaping. Not every garment requires waist shaping, of course, but they’re definitely a necessity if you want that trimmer look. The traditional method of waist shaping involves working decreases and increases at the side of the garment. Although it’s quite possibly…

  • Blog,  Crocheting,  Free patterns

    Crochet Pattern: Baby Belle Blanket

    Hey lovelies, It’s been a minute since I posted on the blog but there’s been so much going on behind the scenes – most notably the launch (finally!) of my online shop. Baby blankets are my absolute faves to crochet. I designed the baby belle blanket while I was pregnant…

  • Blog,  Crocheting

    Five must-make baby girl clothing crochet patterns

    While I was pregnant, particularly in my third trimester, I crocheted some clothing items for my baby. using some awesome patterns (paid) that produced uber cute pieces. In no particular order, here are my top five. They’re definitely must-makes if you’re looking for some items to crochet for a baby…

  • Blog,  Free patterns,  Knitting

    The Cross Beanie Pattern

    Happy Easter friends! We’re enjoying a lovely long weekend here in the UK with Good Friday and Easter Monday being public holidays. Definitely a very much welcomed break. Thought I’ll share a free pattern that I  created and wrote almost two years ago during Easter – The Cross Beanie. For me…

  • Blog,  Life

    What Are You Afraid Of?

    I had my first seizure/convulsion at the age of 7. I had slept and suddenly woke up to my mouth twisted to one side and my eyes fluttering really fast. Somehow, I knew to get up from the bed and walk to where I knew my grandma would be sitting.…